Countdown to GAIF 2015

Wee Folks Area

Notre Dame Elementary School is very excited to be sponsoring this years Wee Folks Area at the festival.

The Wee Folks Area is an area for families and young children and will be offering a photo booth, games, crafts, food, a tie-dye T-shirt station, a "little lassie" beauty salon, and much more. They will also be making and selling fried dough on Saturday and Sunday.

In conjunction with Notre Dame Elementary School, the Great American Irish Festival will have the Utica Zoo Mobile on site Saturday and Sunday 12-3, as well as the favorite rock wall climbing and new this year an obstacle course.
The Wee Zone is Open:
Friday 5 PM to 7 PM
Saturday 11 AM to 7 PM
Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM
Other events include:


3:00 PM: Springhouse will be performing a show just for the kids
6:00 PM: The Butler-Sheehan Academy Of Irish Dance will host a child focused Dance class!


9:00 AM There will be Fried Dough on sale before the Irish Mass

1:30 PM: Mike Carrol will provide a Tin Whistle, Irish Flute and Bones demonstration

2:00 PM: Accordion Demonstration with Mr. Jim O'Looney

2:30 PM: "Skip" will be demonstrating the mandolin, bouzouki, and tenor guitar.

stay tuned for more updates...